Foundation Cup

What is the Foundation Cup? - The Sydney Roosters, Balmain and Western Suburbs were among the NSW Rugby League’s foundation clubs in 1908 and the Foundation Cup is a celebration of Rugby League history and welcoming the new season as the clubs chase the first piece of silverware on offer in the year.

The Foundation Cup enters it's second year on the rugby league calendar and will see fellow foundation clubs Wests Tigers (Western Suburbs and Balmain) and Sydney Roosters fight it out for the annual Foundation Cup.

Wests Tigers was formed in 2000 by the merger of foundation clubs Balmain Tigers and Western Suburb Magpies.

Game Record
Since 2007

Wests Tigers

Sydney Roosters


1 wins 7 wins

Game History

2013 Foundation Cup
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Sydney Roosters 28 def Wests Tigers 16

2012 Foundation Cup
Sunday, August 26,2012
Sydney Roosters 44 def Wests Tigers 20

Saturday, February 19, 2012
Sydney Roosters 28 def Wests Tigers 24

2011 Foundation Cup
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Sydney Roosters 8 def Wests Tigers 19

2010 Foundation Cup
Saturday, February 20, 2010
Sydney Roosters 28 def Wests Tigers 10

2009 Foundation Cup
Saturday, February 21, 2009
Sydney Roosters 16 def Wests Tigers 12

2008 Foundation Cup

23rd February 2008 (NRL Trial)
Sydney Roosters 34 def Wests Tigers 28

2007 Foundation Cup

17th February 2007 (NRL Trial)
Sydney Roosters 10 def Wests Tigers 4
Sydney Roosters 10 (Tries: John Williams, Jamie Soward; Goals:Shaun Foley 0/1, Jamie Soward 1/1) def Wests Tigers: 4 (Tries: Taniela Tuiaki; Goals: Dean Collis 0/1)
Crowd: 16,198. Referee: Jarred Maxwell. Venue:
Aussie Stadium